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Daniela Valderrama v. Giorgio Armani and Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

In Daniela Valderrama v. Giorgia Armani and Chubb Group of Insurance Companies the claimant filed for TPD benefits. Claimant was terminated and the JCC found that the claimant’s termination was the result of a reduction in the employer’s work force and not because of claimant’s physical limitations. The JCC held that the claimant was required …

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Linda Roccaforte v. The Parts House and Safety National Casualty Corp., Corvel Corporation

In Linda Roccaforte v. The Parts House and Safety National Casualty Corp., Corvel Corporation the JCC considered the medical evidence in detail in this claim for temporary disability benefits. After resolving conflicts regarding work restrictions, injured body parts related to the instant compensable accident and MMI, the JCC GRANTED in part and DENIED in part …

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Wilson Valmir v. Dunkin Dounuts/CMS Bakery, LLC and Cincinnati Insurance Co.

In Wilson Valmir v. Dunkin Dounuts/CMS Bakery, LLC and Cincinnati Insurance Co. Claimant sustained a compensable injury to the space between his fingers. Subsequently, Claimant complained of hand pain and secured an IME opinion. The IME suggested he suffered from tenosynovitis. The treating physician observed that claimant’s presentation of pain was exaggerated. An MRI showed …

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Jorge Acosta v. America Airlines and Sedgwick CMS

In Jorge Acosta v. America Airlines and Sedgwick CMS Claimant filed a PFB for TPD. E/C filed a response and provided the benefits 15 days after PFB was filed. Claimant’s counsel is now seeking attorney’s fees for securing TPD benefits. Claimant’s counsel argues that E/C denied the benefits claimed, as they failed to respond to …

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Tara Jones v. Moran Foods dba Save-A-Lot Foods and Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.

In Tara Jones v. Moran Foods dba Save-A-Lot Foods and Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. Claimant suffered an industrial injury and was directed to MedFast Urgent Care for authorized treatment. Although the accident was accepted as compensable, the claimant had previously sought treatment with her primary care provider which resulted in an appointment with a spine …

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Raymundo Sanchez v. Brand Safway Solutions LLC and Liberty Mutual Insurance

In Raymundo Sanchez v. Brand Safway Solutions LLC and Liberty Mutual Insurance Claimant petitioned for TTD and TPD. The JCC found that Claimant was not eligible for TTD because Claimant was on a no work status. For TPD the JCC looked at three separate time periods. The first time period was from the date of …

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Dawn M. Hogue v. Global Unity Care, Inc. and Ascendant Claims Services

In Dawn M. Hogue v. Global Unity Care, Inc. and Ascendant Claims Services Claimant suffered injuries when she was attacked by a resident of the facility. After the attack the employer implemented new rules where the Claimant was not allowed to walk the hallways or enter the room alone where the person who attacked her …

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Theresa Lyons v. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. and CCMSI

In Theresa Lyons v. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. and CCMSI the Claimant was injured during the course of employment when she tripped on a bin while carrying another bin. The Claimant seeks various benefits which have been denied due to a positive drug test that was taken over a week after the accident. …

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Laura Pascarella v. Hernando County School Board c/o NEFEC and PMA Management Corporation

In Laura Pascarella v. Hernando County School Board c/o NEFEC and PMA Management Corporation Claimant was employed by the Hernando County School Board as a nutrition assistant working a 185-day/10-month contract and did not work during the summers. On March 3, 2020 the Claimant was washing tables when she felt a sharp pain go from …

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